Man in custody after police pursuit
A man is facing driving related charges following a police pursuit in the Bay of Plenty earlier today.
At 8.50am, officers observed a vehicle being driven dangerously along State Highway 2 and signalled it to stop.
The vehicle failed to stop and fled, says a police spokesperson.
"Police followed the vehicle some distance before it ended being driven through an orchard on SH2.
"One person has been taken into custody without further incident."
A 31-year-old man has been charged with various driving offences.
He is due to appear in Tauranga District Court on Monday, April 20.